Malta-based live dealer specialist Authentic Gaming has strengthened its management team with the appointment of Magdalena Podhorska as head of sales and B2B marketing.

Podhorska joins from casino supplier NetEnt and is tasked with extending Authentic Gaming’s reach in regulated European and international markets.

She spent three years as sales manager for NetEnt, prior to which she served as business development manager for iGaming testing house Gaming Laboratories International for five years.

“Hiring Magdalena is a major coup for us,” said Jonas Delin, managing director of Authentic Gaming. “She understands the barriers suppliers face when entering new markets, and most importantly how to overcome them.

“She is also highly skilled when it comes to forming and shaping new key partnerships in international markets that are aligned with the interests of the company, and will play a central role in growing the Authentic Gaming business. I’d like to take the chance to welcome her to the team, and look forward to achieving great things together.”

Commenting on her new role, Podhorska said: “I am delighted to join Authentic Gaming at such an exciting time for the business and the wider live casino industry. The team at Authentic are passionate, committed and true pioneers in the live dealer space, and I can’t wait to help drive the business forwards into new markets.”